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25 May 2018

This Is Hell!

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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.

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    Why labor should embrace shareholder activism.

    Law professor David Webber explains how labor can wield capital against capital. David is author of "The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon" from Harvard University Press.

  • Posted on 23 May 2018

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    On the politics and potential of empathy.

    Writer Cris Beam considers the political uses (and abuses) of empathy. Cris is author of "I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy" from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

  • Posted on 22 May 2018

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    Palestinian deaths in the passive voice.

    Writer Nathan J. Robinson wonders if the loudest media people aren't the ones being silenced. Nathan wrote the recent articles "The Real 'Dangerous' Ideas" and "Israel and the Passive Voice" for Current Affairs.

  • Posted on 19 May 2018

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    Culture war in the MAGA years / Rape and rhetoric

    Historian Andrew Hartman visits the new Trump front of America's old culture war. Andrew wrote the article "The Culture Wars are Dead: Long live the culture wars!" for The Baffler. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen sincerely dissects the corpse of sarcasm.

  • Posted on 17 May 2018

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    Programming the digital poorhouse.

    Political scientist Virginia Eubanks explains how technology turned against the poor. Virginia is author of "Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor" from St. Martin's Press.

  • Posted on 16 May 2018

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